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Timberwolves Notes: Wiggins Impresses, Thad Young Back

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Just some notes to start your week.

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First of all, Zachary's internet problems are a dire problem for this website. Zach! We need you! I need you!

Andrew Wiggins impressed DeMarcus Cousins on Saturday night:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p>Cousins to reporters tonight: &quot;"Man, I like Wiggins. I told him at the end of the game he’s going to be a special player.&quot;</p>&mdash; Jerry Zgoda (@JerryZgoda) <a href="https://twitter.com/JerryZgoda/status/536385413040971776">November 23, 2014</a></blockquote>

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Of course it was his biggest night as a pro so far. Hopefully he builds on it.

Thad Young will be back with the team in advance of Wednesday's tilt with the Bucks, which should be a fun game. We get to see the top two picks from this summer's draft face off against each other, plus the Greek Freak will be there.

I'll have more on the Wolves stats over the first 12 games, but they are now getting outscored by 9 points a game and are 29th in defensive rating. Despite being 6th in pace, they are dead last in 3PA, but also 7th in 3P%. That seems...inefficient. Of course now that Kevin Martin is missing...

They are also last in opponent's 3P%; teams are making an ungodly 43% against them. Not much of a surprise if you have been watching, as the Wolves seem either disinterested or unable to guard the corner three. Open look after open look.

Still, if you are feeling bad about the Wolves, go look at the 76ers Basketball-Reference page. Ouch. So much grim there.

Meanwhile, get ready for a lot of this:

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet" lang="en"><p><a href="https://twitter.com/hashtag/Twolves?src=hash">#Twolves</a> GM Milt Newton took in UNLV-Temple + Duke-Stanford last night in Brooklyn. Duke big Jahlil Okafor the prize of the 2015 Draft.</p>&mdash; Darren Wolfson (@DarrenWolfson) <a href="https://twitter.com/DarrenWolfson/status/536539941157998592">November 23, 2014</a></blockquote>

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It's going to be another long year.